KARACHI: Police on Wednesday claimed to have apprehended the alleged perpetrator behind the rape and murder of five-year-old Marwah in Essa Nagri neighbourhood. It is pertinent to mention here that police officials found a five-year-old girl missing since two days stuffed inside a gunny bag in the port city’s Essa Nagri neighbourhood on Saturday late night. She was identified as Marwah.
According to police, the accused identified as Nawaz, was arrested after evidence collected by the police matched with his belongings. “A piece of cloth from the accused’s home was found from the garbage heap where Marwa was found dead a week back,” the law enforcement authority said.
They said that the accused lives nearby Marwa’s home and during a raid at his home, the police found his home washed properly raising concerns among the investigating team. He is shifted to an undisclosed location as investigators announce to lead the probe on the basis of forensic evidence.
Earlier in the day, it was reported that police investigators have started using geofencing technology in Marwah rape and murder case for ascertaining the location of suspects detained by the security officials over suspicion of their involvement in the cold-blooded incident in Karachi.